|Quarterly Escape Report
3rd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016-2017
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This report provides information for the third quarter (January 2017 - March 2017) of FY 2016-17 in reference to attempted escapes, escapes and recaptures from Florida’s correctional facilities. This report summarizes the following:
For purposes of this report attempted escape and escape are defined as follows:
An escape is further defined as one of the following levels:
An escape rate is defined as the number of escapes/(total population on the last day of the month for each month in the quarter/3)* 1,000.
A perimeter escape is defined as one initiated from inside the perimeter of a correctional facility other than a community release facility.
There were 11 escapes for the third quarter (January 2017 - March 2017) of Fiscal Year 2016-17. All of the 11 escapes were from Contracted Work Release Centers. All 11 escapes were Level I escapes – there were no escapes designated Level II or Level III during the third quarter.
Of the 11 completed escapes, 7 (64%) were recaptured within the same quarter. Two of the 7 were recaptured within 24 hours of escape.
The overall escape rate for the quarter was 0.12 escapes per 1,000 inmates. This is higher than the .08 rate observed for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2015-16, but lower than the .14 rate observed for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2014-15. Region IV had the highest escape rate at 0.39. Region I had the lowest rate with 0.03 overall for the quarter.
There were 2 attempted escapes in the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2016-17.